Sports

NCMS boys clinch regular-season title in dramatic fashion

North Cumberland erases 13-point deficit to down Woonsocket, remain undefeated
WOONSOCKET - For North Cumberland, this was an amazing comeback, and an incredible way to earn sole possession of the Northern Division boys' basketball title that it was forced to share with two... more

Road warriors: NP wins Division II duel with Exeter/West Greenwich

Back-to-back road wins help Cougars improve to 9-0 in division, 12-0 overall
WEST GREENWICH - North Providence High boys' basketball coach Paul Rizzo remembers all too vividly the last time his Cougars stepped foot inside Exeter/West Greenwich High's gymnasium for a Division... more

PawSox's Hot Stove Party takes place Saturday, Feb. 7 at McCoy Stadium

Governors' Cup championship trophy will be on display at 38th annual event
PAWTUCKET – The Pawtucket Red Sox will unofficially open the baseball season on Saturday, Feb. 7 by inviting the public to their 38th annual Hot Stove Party at McCoy Stadium. The event, which is free... more

Cumberland boys' indoor track team completes 12th straight undefeated Northern Division dual-meet season

Clippers improve to 9-0 by downing Mounties, Lions
PROVIDENCE – For the 12th straight season, the Cumberland High boys’ indoor track and field team completed its Northern Division dual-meet campaign with a perfect record, doing so in convincing... more

Scituate's Ross scores 1,000th career point in 44-42 win over Ponaganset

NORTH SCITUATE --- Sadie Ross became the eighth player in the history of the Scituate High girls’ basketball program to reach the 1,000-point mark on Friday night as she scored 14 points to help the... more

Lincoln/Cumberland girls continue hunt for team's first winning season

Co-op hockey squad grows by two players
SMITHFIELD - With a full month left in the RIIL girls' hockey regular season, two things are certain: * Two of the bottom three teams in the standings, one-win Mount St. Charles and the Smithfield/... more

Young guns: Cumberland wrestlers savor 11-0 start

Clippers await tough battles vs. South Kingstown, Hendricken
CUMBERLAND - After graduating eight seniors from a superb team that lost just one dual meet and took third place in the team standings at the RIIL Championships, the Cumberland High wrestling team... more

Slow-starting Scituate finds way to win big

First-place hoop team improves to 11-1
NORTH SCITUATE - The Scituate High boys' basketball team has had a tendency of getting off to slow starts in its games this year. But the Spartans have also found a way to overcome that tendency by... more

Seniors lead Ponaganset wrestlers past Pilgrim

Chieftains raise D-II mark to 9-1
WARWICK - The seniors led the way for the Ponaganset High wrestling team last Thursday night in its Division II crossover match against Pilgrim High, as they recorded five of the Chieftains' six pins... more

Gallagher girls top Burrillville, NCMS; improve record to 11-0

SMITHFIELD - The Gallagher Middle School girls' basketball team moved one victory away from a perfect regular season by topping a pair of Northern Division rivals, Burrillville last Tuesday, 44-17,... more

Cumberland American LL All-Star baseball team, Smithfield's Cote receive Words Unlimited honors

PawSox manager Boles will also be honored at awards banquet on March 1
WEST WARWICK – The Cumberland American Little League All-Star baseball team, Smithfield High boys’ swim coach Dave Cote, and Pawtucket Red Sox manager Kevin Boles will be among the people and teams... more

Haner Construction remains undefeated in Northmen Hoops' Upper Division play

NORTH SMITHFIELD - The Northmen Hoops' youth basketball league recently came off an action-packed weekend that saw Haner Construction stay undefeated in the Upper Division by using Ben Morris' 10... more

RIC's Asiedu, Malboeuf earn spots on LEC's Fall All-Academic Team

PROVIDENCE - Lincoln's Emmanuel Asiedu, a senior on the Rhode Island College men's soccer team, and Cumberland's Michelle Malboeuf, a junior on the RIC women's volleyball team, were among the 17... more

McCourt, CHS announce coaching vacancies

CUMBERLAND - McCourt Middle School is currently accepting applications for a head baseball coach and a head softball coach for the upcoming season. Cumberland High School is also looking to fill... more

Cumberland Rec offers epee fencing classes

CUMBERLAND - The Cumberland Recreation Department is offering a six-week program that will introduce the sport of epee fencing at the Diamond Hill Ski Lodge on 4097 Diamond Hill Road. The program,... more

CYSA U14 girls top Smithfield

NORTH SMITHFIELD - The Cumberland Youth Soccer Association's U14 girls' soccer team posted its strongest win of the indoor season this past Saturday by taking a 6-1 victory over the Smithfield... more

North Stars' Bantam Minors roll past Boston Jr. Terriers

WOONSOCKET - The Woonsocket North Stars' Bantam Minor hockey team returned to the .500 mark on Sunday night by netting a 6-2 victory over the Boston Junior Terriers at Adelard Arena. Colby Acciardo... more

Milford Federal produces OT victory in Woonsocket YMCA playoff opener

WOONSOCKET - Jared Downing scored 30 points, with 13 of them coming late in the game and helping Milford Federal post a 48-46 overtime win over Cintas in last Saturday's quarterfinal round of the... more

LEC's Fall All-Academic Team has four local athletes

PROVIDENCE - Smithfield's David Ricci and Noelle Tiberi, Greenville's Jorgie Martin, and Chepachet's Sadie Campanella were among the 17 student-athletes from Rhode Island College who were selected to... more

Shea boys climb over .500 with victory over Tiverton

PAWTUCKET - The feeling was electric in "The Cage" last Friday night, as the Shea High boys' basketball team held off a couple of comeback attempts by Tiverton High to wind up with a 61-55 win in... more

Cougar swimmers remain winless, fall to Thunderbolts

CRANSTON - The North Providence boys' and girls' swim teams continued their hunts for their first victories of the season in their new division last Thursday afternoon when they were swept by... more

Warwick Senior Softball League seeks local players

WARWICK - Registration is underway for men 57 and older to join the Warwick Senior Softball League, a recreational league with over 125 players from all over the state, including southeastern... more

Darlington American LL schedules five registration sessions next month

PAWTUCKET - The Darlington American Little League has scheduled five registration sessions for the 2015 season next month at the Heritage Park YMCA on 333 Roosevelt Ave. The sessions will take place... more

Darlington Girls' Softball League announces online, walk-in signups

PAWTUCKET - The Darlington Girls' Softball League, which is celebrating 36 years of serving the youth of Pawtucket and its surrounding areas, is accepting online registrations for the upcoming season... more

Pineview LL posts registration dates

PAWTUCKET - The Pineview Little League has scheduled four registration sessions for the upcoming season next month at the Darlington Braves Bingo Hall on 92 East Ave. The dates are Saturday, Feb. 7... more

PawSox radio voice Levering accepts job with MLB's Brewers

He will become seventh ex-Pawtucket announcer currently in Major Leagues
PAWTUCKET – Yet another radio broadcaster is departing the Pawtucket Red Sox for the big leagues. Jeff Levering, who was the PawSox’s lead radio voice for the past two seasons, has earned a job with... more

Novans, Clippers, Lions girls' teams excel at division championship meets

Woonsocket wins Dwyer Division meet; North Smithfield's Wilbur leads La Salle
PROVIDENCE --- In what turned out to be a very eventful Saturday locally at the Providence Career & Technical Academy, the Woonsocket High girls’ indoor track and field team, led by Quinn Harlan... more

NPWLL plans signups for upcoming season

NORTH PROVIDENCE - The North Providence West Little League will conduct its registration sessions for the upcoming season for the next three Saturdays (Jan. 31, Feb. 7 and 14) from 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.... more